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sphere

noun [C] uk   /sfɪər/  us   /sfɪr/

sphere noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)

an object shaped like a round ball: Doctors have replaced the top of his hip bone with a metal sphere.

sphere noun [C] (AREA)

C1 a subject or area of knowledge, work, etc.: the political sphere exchanges with other countries, particularly in cultural, scientific, and economic spheres
Translations of “sphere”
in Arabic كُرة…
in Korean 구, 구체…
in Malaysian sfera…
in French sphère…
in Turkish çalışma/bilgi alanı/sahası, küre, yuvarlak…
in Italian sfera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圓形物體, 球,圓球, 球狀物…
in Russian сфера, поле (деятельности)…
in Polish sfera, kula…
in Vietnamese hình cầu, quả cầu…
in Spanish esfera…
in Portuguese esfera…
in Thai รูปทรงกลม…
in German die Kugel…
in Catalan esfera…
in Japanese 球, 球体, 球形…
in Indonesian bulatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圆形物体, 球,圆球, 球状物…
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